London ablaze with Covid: Brixton has 4,445 Covid cases per 100,000 people

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Central and south London are ablaze with Covid. Most areas of London have a case rate of over 1,600 per 100,000 people, and in Brixton, south London, the case rate is an astonishing 4,445 per 100,000 people. That is by far the highest case rate we have seen in the entire pandemic.



Boris Johnson has just ruled out extra measures to contain the spread of the disease.

Boris has now left the building – presumably for somewhere a lot safer than central London




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** This post was originally published on December 21, 2021 **